The Department of Early Education and Care’s mission is to support the healthy growth and development of all children by providing high quality programs and resources for families and communities.
The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) developed the Massachusetts QRIS to improve the quality of early education and care programs across the state.
Child Protective Services (CPS) is responsible for the assessment, investigation and intervention regarding cases of child abuse and neglect, including sexual abuse.
We provide services to parents who pay child support and parents and caretakers who receive child support. Child support is a way for parents to share the financial responsibility for their child, even when they do not live together. Either parent or the child’s caretaker can apply for our services to establish paternity (get an order determining a child’s legal father) or to get, enforce, or change a child support order.
In Massachusetts, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are combined into one program called MassHealth. MassHealth members may be able to get doctors visits, prescription drugs, hospital stays, and many other important services.
Massachusetts offers services and resources to keep you and your loved ones healthy, safe, and happy. Find out how we can support you.
DTA helps to meet the childcare and transportation needs of low-income families so that children can get a safe start and parents can get where they need to go.
The Massachusetts Head Start Association, Inc., a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) membership organization, works in collaboration with other stakeholders to meet the needs of low-income families and achieve successful outcomes for children in order to prepare them for future success in learning.
Easterseals Massachusetts serves all regions of Massachusetts creating a thriving network for the Disability and Veteran communities. Our therapists and specialists are experts in their field providing the most exceptional services in a wide range of settings.
The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, and their families. We fulfill this through advocacy for community supports and services that foster social inclusion, self-determination, and equity across all aspects of society.
Massachusetts Early Intervention (EI) is a program for infants and toddlers (birth to 3 years old) who have developmental delays or are at risk of a developmental delay.